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Barbour Overview

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South Shields, England
501 to 1000 employees
1894
Company - Private
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Shops
£100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
Competitors

Belstaff, Burberry

Barbour is one of the brand names of J Barbour and Sons Ltd, founded in South Shields in the North East of England in 1894.
Today the company is a 'global lifestyle brand' promoting a full wardrobe of clothing and associated ... Read more

Mission: Our Vision is 'By 2020 we will be recognised as the best British lifestyle brand world-wide'

Our Mission is 'To build a long term business honouring our Barbour Family Values and rich British Heritage ... Read more

Barbour Reviews

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Department
    Current Employee - IT Department
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barbour full-time

    Pros

    A much better working environment due to recent changes even though only a short period of time has passed.

    Real leadership coming to light especially in infra.

    We are a great bunch.

    Cons

    Fewer cons now. A good place to work now.

    Advice to Management

    Heading in the right direction. Keep doing what you’re doing.

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Barbour Interviews

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    15min chat with the store manager. Je asked me why I want to work here, what is my availability and whether I can work during weekends. Interview was in a nice and relaxed atmosphere. They offered me a job a few days later.

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